Descendants of John ABBS & Mary PANK

John ABBS and Mary PANK were apparently married in Erpingham Cathedral in Norwich in 1794, and lived in Runto Parish on the north Sea coast in Norfolk, England. Their grandson William b.1792 emigrated with his wife Martha CHAPMAN and children to Canada about 1838, settling in East Gwillimbury, York County, Upper canada. Their son James married Nancy TRAVIS and with their family they relocated to a farm on the 10th Con. of Bruce Twp, Bruce County, Ontario in the 1880's.

Ezekial ABBS farmed on Lot 2, Concession 9 of Bruce Township. To see a location map click here Bruce Township circa 1880.(click on map to enlarge). Map provided by The Canadian Digital Atlas Project


East Runton Beach on the North Sea in Norfolk, England.

Ron ABBS was born and raised in Paisley, Ontario, he married Vickie GRANT* who was also born and raised in Paisley. He is a direct descendant of the captioned couple, see his Pedigree Chart
Ancestral Families connected to Ron on his paternal side are; ABBS - CHAPMAN; TRAVISS - PEGG; KAY - STORK - FENBY.
Ancestral Families connected to Ron on his maternal side are; ROLSTON - RONEY, MacNEILL - McNIVEN; DARROCH - McMILLAN; McARTHUR - McEACHERN (McKECHNIE).

Gordon HARDY, a descendant of the caption couple is a 4th-6th cousin DNA Match to Kathy VANDERPLAS nee WATSON. Gordon and Kathy's common ancestor has not been identified as yet.

Surname with asteriisk (*) denotes connection to our Ancestors on our Home Page.

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